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Published September 19. 2012 4:00AM

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

Groton Little League - Annual meeting is Thursday, Sept. 20 at Groton Municipal Building at 7:30 p.m. Annual report presented and officers will be elected for 2013.

New London Babe Ruth baseball banquet - Sunday, Sept. 30 at Elks Club at noon. Cost is $10. Contact, Anna (860) 443-7553.

Pitching lessons - Dennis Long is conducting fall pitchers' workouts through Nov. 1 for ages 12-18. Contact: (860) 608-3287 or pitchingeasy@gmail.com.

BASKETBALL

Connecticut Storm fall basketball registration - Register at http://www.ctstorm.com/fallleague.htm through Sunday, Sept. 17. Fees are $130 to play on a team, $100 for the skills clinic only and $750 to enter a team. Contact, Larry Miller (860) 859-2202.

Eastern Connecticut Board 8 of Approved Basketball Officials - Rules clinic to prepare the written exam on Nov. 5. Dates at NFA: Sept. 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 25, 30 and Nov. 1 in cafeteria/faculty lounge from 6-8:30 p.m. Dates at Killingly High: Sept. 24 and 26, Oct. 1, 3, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 and 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. Contacts: Mike Thomas at NFA, mthomas@ct.metrocast.net; Bob Bernier at Killingly, iaabo8@snet.net or (860) 465-7771.

GOLF

Great Neck Country Club Men's Invitational - Sunday, Oct. 21, tee times from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Format: individual gross and net (players must have valid USGA index handicap card to be eligible for net prizes). Entry fee is $55 and includes greens fees, prizes, lunch and beverage. Entry forms due by Oct. 17th with entry fee. Field limited to 104 players. For more information, contact GNCC pro shop at 860-439-1524 or Kevin@greatneckgolf.com

ROAD RACING

35th Annual Jack O'Keefe Memorial Strides Road Race - Sunday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Camp Harkness (includes 5K, 10K, 1-mile family fun run, walk and roll races). Fees: $20 per runner, $35 per family of four in advance ($25 and $40 on race day). Visit www.thearcnlc.org/strides.htm.

Joe Lonardelli Age Group Cross Country Championship - Monday, Oct. 8, 11 a.m., Mohegan Park Center. Divisions: Ages 13-14 (1.6 miles), 11-12 (1.6), 9-10 (.8), 6-8 (.8). Contact: Norwich Rec Department, (860) 823-3791.

FITNESS

Ledyard weight training and fitness - Ledyard Parks and Recreation Department is opening the high school fitness center for weight training for adults and children ages 12 and over. Hours are 6:30-8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays for eight weeks starting on Oct. 1. Fee is $22. Register at www.ledyardrec.org. Contact, (860) 464-9112.

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